Comparison of the Paracheck-Pf test with microscopy, for the confirmation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Tanzania.

@article{Mboera2006ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the Paracheck-Pf test with microscopy, for the confirmation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Tanzania.},
  author={Leonard Mboera and Caterina I. Fanello and Robert C. Malima and Alison W Talbert and Piera Fogliati and Flavio Bobbio and Fabrizio Molteni},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={2006},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={115-22}
}
Paracheck-Pf is a rapid, qualitative immuno-assay for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum-specific histidine-rich protein-2 in samples of human blood. The assay has now been evaluated, against the usual 'gold standard', microscopy, using blood samples from 1655 individuals in five districts of Tanzania, four of which experience frequent malaria outbreaks… CONTINUE READING